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Higher Job Growth

Over 10-Year Period


Larger Retirement

Great Place to Work


Denver, CO


Full Time

RESPEC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which includes equal pay for men and women. All information or testing, family and medical leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic is protected by law. Our Affirmative Action Plan for individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available upon request to any applicant during normal business hours. Pre-employment background check and drug screens are required for all positions.

Water Resource Project Engineer

Denver, CO - W-Water & Environment

Job Description: RESPEC, a nationally recognized engineering consulting company, is seeking an experienced individual to provide project engineering services in our Denver, Colorado, location. The candidate will be involved with all forms of planning, design, and specialty services related to the stormwater and water resources engineering field.  Projects often involve Hydrology, Hydraulics, Floodplain Analyses, Detention/Water Quality BMP Design, Stream Restoration, Bridge Scour, Trail Design, Stormwater Management Plans, MS4 Compliance, and Water Rights.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or a related engineering field with at least 5-12 years of experience in the stormwater engineering field. Professional Engineer (PE) registration is preferred. Additional qualifications include the following:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Practical application of the various hydrology/hydraulics software, including HEC-RAS(1D/2D preferred), HEC-HMS, CUHP, EPASWMM, and HY-8.
  • Experience with AutoCAD/Civil3D and GIS.
  • Experience in preparing construction plan packages or developing master planning studies.
  • Experience in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Letters of Map Change (LOMC) and floodplain mapping.
  • Construction oversight of stormwater project installations.

Compensation: Typical salary range for this position is $80,000 to $115,000. Compensation for the role will depend on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. Compensation includes a comprehensive fringe-benefits package that consists of medical, vision, dental, holidays, paid leave, paid maternity and paternity leave, 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), continuing education, and professional societies. RESPEC is a 100% employee-owned company and employees are eligible for participation in the ESOP after a qualifying period.

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only.